Techniques and finishes for surfaces
In the world of decoration the amount of materials, textures, finishes and technical furniture, surfaces and decorative elements is so broad that it is sometimes difficult remembering what was one that we both liked for our home.
Here you have a small guide by way of summary, we hope that you find it useful!
- Decoupage: used for the decoration of wood, ceramic or glass elements and consists of stick figures or papers on the surface with tail.
- Dressing: consists of hitting the wall paper or wallpaper adhesive glue on the smooth surface of furniture and walls.
- Pickling: is a technique which consists of painted furniture by giving them an aged but at the same time new and modern effect. It is usually used in styles vintage and shabby chic, for example.
- Stencil: to carry out this technique must paint on surfaces the decorative motifs of a frieze which we have previously chosen. Once done, drawings are stamped on the wall or the object in particular.
- Varnishing: it’s a special resin to achieve good finishes that make highlight furniture for their quality and durability. You can find them with Matt or bright finishes and in the transparent version, or color.
- Lacquered: used especially for furniture and decorative accessories, the lacquered achieves a silky, glossy finish, uniform and compact due to a high-quality enamel.
- Esponjeado: the idea is to paint the wall based on esponjazos. The finish is achieved as is, taking a sponge with paint and crushing it on any object or surface.
- Coating: although currently it is not too fashionable, this has traditionally been one of the most commonly used techniques for the walls. Sure that you recognize her by her mixture of tones of the same range in different intensities.
Some paintings also achieve magnificent very real in the slate or marble imitation or precious finished metal finishing in all kinds of colors.